Columbo has to solve a crime at the embassy of a middle-east nation. The culture there is different, and the main suspects have diplomatic immunity. Also, to complicate matters, there is a student demonstration outside the gates, and the king is visiting the embassy. However, Columbo decides to investigate the matter in his own persistent way. Written by
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is an extra in the crowd demonstrating in the scene outside of the embassy. See more
Rachman Habib escapes from the embassy and crashes the black gate with the car. Columbo arrives at the crime scene shortly after the murder happened and interviews the guard. You can see some workmen fixing the gate which now is painted with dark red or brown primer. Even if it was possible to paint the gate in such a short time the primer still would be wet making it impossible for the workmen to handle it. See more
[as Hassan removes an exquisite vase form the lieutenant's hands
This is a beautiful piece, sir. You know, we have one just like this back on the dining room table in our house. Almost the same design.
Uh, this is third century; it's worth several thousand dollars.
No kidding. You know, I think my wife got ours at the farmer's market. Well, I guess ours is just a copy.